The Department of Theatre Arts offers a variety of scholarships for current students, as well incoming students of exceptional talent. We are proud to offer one of the highest scholarship endowments of any department in the College of Arts and Sciences at NMSU!


HOW TO APPLY: CURRENT STUDENTS

1) You must meet the following criteria for all Departmental scholarships:

  • Be a full-time student for the duration of your award
  • Be a declared Theatre major for the duration of your award
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA for the duration of your award

2) Fill out and submit the financial aid forms through the NMSU Scholar Dollars website.

This must be completed by the deadline posted on the site (usually March 1)!
3) After completing your Scholar Dollars application and the passing of the Scholar Dollars deadline, you will be emailed a list of supplementary materials that the Scholarship Committee will review. For complete information and materials, please click HERE

4)  Prepare your supplementary materials as requested and send them by email only to Susie Ouderkirk (susieo@nmsu.edu) at the Theatre Department main office no later than 4 p.m. on April 1, 2020.  We are changing from the previous system of requesting hard copies in report folders.

If you cannot drop off your application in person, please mail all materials so they arrive by the deadline to:

NMSU Theatre Arts Scholarship Committee
PO Box 30001; MSC 3072
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001

 

 

HOW TO APPLY: INCOMING FRESHMAN AND TRANSFER STUDENTS

1) You must meet the following criteria for all Departmental scholarships:

  • Be a full-time student for the duration of your award
  • Be a declared Theatre major for the duration of your award
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA for the duration of your award

2) Read and follow the instructions HERE.  Your scholarship application is due no later than 4 p.m. the first Monday in April.  If you have any questions, please email Dr. William Storm HERE

SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED

 

THOMAS A. ERHARD SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Varying amounts awarded to a full time Theatre Arts major who has demonstrated interest in playwriting.

Donor: Friends and students of Dr. Thomas A. Erhard

 

SHARON BETH KALLICK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Awarded to full time students pursuing degrees in Theatre Arts.

Donor: Family and friends of Sharon Beth Kallick

 

MARK AND STEPHANIE MEDOFF ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Awarded to full time students pursuing degrees in Theatre Arts.

Donor: Mark and Stephanie Medoff

 

KIMBERLY MING THEATRE ARTS SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Awarded to a junior, senior or graduate student majoring in Theatre Arts. Preference is given to a New Mexico student.

Donor: Established by Ms. Kimberly Ming

 

SUTHERLAND-MCMANUS SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Awarded to students in the Theatre Arts Department.

Donor: Constance Sutherland, William Sutherland and friends

 

THEATER ARTS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Awarded to students in the Theatre Arts Department.

Donor: Faculty, staff and friends of NMSU Treatre Arts

 

CAROLINE L. AND FREDERIC C. THOMPSON ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Criteria: Awarded to musical theatre concentration students in the Theatre Arts Department .

Donor: Caroline L. and Frederic C. Thompson

 

EVE YOQUELET SCHOLARSHIP FOR THEATRE ARTS

Criteria: Awarded to full time students pursuing degrees in Theatre Arts.

Donor: The estate of Eve Yoquelet

 

JOE DENK SCHOLARSHIP

Donor: NMSU Giving Tuesday